You can’t control all the events that will happen to you in life, but you can choose how to react to the things that do. If you perform poorly on your algebra test, you have two options: You can complain that the test was too hard, that you are not a “math-person” and that your […]
Your imperfections make you beautiful
In Japanese culture, broken objects are often repaired using gold.
They view the crack as an important and unique part of the object’s history that makes the object beautiful. Think about this when you feel broken.
Perfection is never as interesting as imperfection. We all have our own flaws. But, it is the imperfections each of us have that make our lives fascinating. It is what makes us stand out from the crowd. See everybody as they truly are and always look for the good in them.
What does it mean to show courage? Some would say it is brave to skydive from a plane or speaking in front of many people. Others would instead say that showing courage is speaking up on behalf of others or following a dream no matter what people think. No matter what bravery means to you, […]
In 1964 Kitty Genovese was murdered on the street just outside the apartment where she lived. The attack lasted more than 30 minutes, and she was screaming and resisting. The attacker stabbed her multiple times, until she died at last. It was later discovered that 38 of her neighbours saw the attack from their windows, […]